Altered mental status in HIV/AIDS
- Mass lesion: toxoplasmosis, CNS lymphoma, brain abscess, metastatic tumor, cryptococcoma
- Other infections: bacterial meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, herpes simplex virus encephalitis, neurosyphilis, tuberculous meningitis, bacteremia
- Other: AIDS dementia, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, stroke, seizure, depression, metabolic, eg, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, uremic or hepatic encephalopathy
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Zeiger, Roni F.. "Altered Mental Status in HIV/AIDS." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114850/all/Altered_mental_status_in_HIV_AIDS.
Zeiger RFR. Altered mental status in HIV/AIDS. Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114850/all/Altered_mental_status_in_HIV_AIDS. Accessed March 26, 2023.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Altered mental status in HIV/AIDS. In Diagnosaurus (4th ed.). McGraw-Hill Education. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114850/all/Altered_mental_status_in_HIV_AIDS
Zeiger RFR. Altered Mental Status in HIV/AIDS [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2023 March 26]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114850/all/Altered_mental_status_in_HIV_AIDS.
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